Never Underestimate The Power Of The Forum


 Never Underestimate The Power Of The Forum

One of the ways you can vastly improve your content and SEO is by participating in forums. In fact, there are some forums that's sole goal is to help promote the blog posts on other blogs. This can be a great way to jumpstart your own blog's traffic.

This post will teach you everything you need to know about how to use a forum as an effective marketing tool for your blog and how it can improve traffic, social media followers, as well as search engine rankings.

Become savvy with these tips for utilizing the power of forums in order to get noticed online.

Find forums with high quality traffic

So you've decided that you want to use a forum for your blog promotion – great! Now, you need to find a forum that has the highest amount of quality visitors. Your goal here is to find where people are already engaging in conversations about your niche. This will increase your chances of getting noticed and having people click-through on your links.

Using Google Search Console (formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools), you can determine which sites are sending the most visitors to yours by looking at keywords sending traffic to your website. Sort the results by "Referring domains" and pick forums that have between 50k - 100k unique visitors per month. The higher the amount of traffic, the more engagement you are going to find there.

Join relevant forums and post quality content

In order for your forum involvement to be successful, you will need to post quality content that your community will actually care about. Be sure to use keywords in titles and as the very first sentence of your articles. You also want to spend time searching for comments on other pages so that you can see if they are asking questions similar to what you plan on writing about. After joining some forums and posting valuable information, ask the moderator if they can give you a few links or information posts in return for a link back to your blog post.

In Forums, you want to post quality content that helps YOU. Don't post something that's been done 1000 times before. You want to come up with a solution and let your readers decide if they really need the solution. Your goal is to get as much engagement as possible, so people start clicking your link or visiting your blog from that forum.

To find the best forums in your niche go here .

Identify who posts on other blogs or forums in a similar niche and then ask them to link back post on yours – this only works if there is at least 100+ members of the board. If not you will get no action.

Give the forum moderators free advertising – If you start to get a lot of traffic, let the forum know. They should appreciate you! If you want to go further, suggest that they have links on their board to help increase their search engine rankings (for example, Who knows, it may be something that they add later on. But thinking outside of the box is always a good idea!

Don't post just 1 article – post 2 whenever possible for more traffic and engagement! You want to post several articles per board so that people are aware of your blog and subsequent posts.


You just learned all about how the power of a forum can increase your blog traffic, followers on social media, as well as search engine rankings. You also learned what to look for in order to find the communities that are more active and have higher quality traffic coming through their site. The last thing we want to leave out is this piece of advice: don't forget to give back the favor when it's given – this will help keep everyone happy and motivated!


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